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Ancient Art

Vessel Handle Ending in the Head of a Maenad

ca. 2nd century A.D.

Bronze, solid cast with engraving and tracing

22.7 × 10.6 × 1.2 cm (8 15/16 × 4 3/16 × 1/2 in.)
Gift of Ruth Elizabeth White
1988.80.24
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
Roman, ca. 2nd century A.D.
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Ruth Elizabeth White; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1988.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989): 118.

Mimi Gardner Gates, “Director’s Report 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989): 118.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.